ASCRS Refractive Day

ASCRS Refractive Day is the one-day meeting you need for all of your refractive cornea and refractive IOL needs.

 ASCRS Glaucoma Day

What comprehensive ophthalmologists and anterior segment surgeons need to know about glaucoma management.

 Cornea Day

This one-day cornea meeting is geared towards the practicing ophthalmologist with an interest in comprehensive ophthalmology, anterior segment surgery and corneal disease.

 

ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting

The 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting, May 3–7, will provide high-quality education for anterior segment physicians, practice managers, ophthalmic technicians and nurses and support staff. Registrants of the ASCRS and ASOA programs may attend both programs but must register in their designated category specific to their credentials.

Registration Fees

Includes badge, printed program, all sessions and regular courses and entrance to the exhibit hall, ASCRS•ASOA Welcome Party, ASOA Celebration and the ASCRS Film Festival Awards Ceremony.

Physician registration also includes complimentary online access to recordings of all ASCRS Program General Sessions, Symposia, and Courses, available through ASCRS Presentations On Demand. Presentations will be posted within 48 hours of the live session.

ASCRS Subspecialty Day - Friday, May 3, 2019

ASCRS Refractive Day: Sponsored by the ASCRS Refractive Surgery Clinical Committee. Visit the ASCRS Refractive Day website for more information.

ASCRS Glaucoma Day: Sponsored by the ASCRS Glaucoma Clinical Committee. Visit the ASCRS Glaucoma Day website for more information.

Cornea Day: Jointly sponsored by the ASCRS Cornea Clinical Committee and the Cornea Society. Visit the Cornea Day website for more information.

ASCRS Subspecialty Day fee includes badge, printed program, breakfast, lunch, breaks, admittance to the ASCRS Subspecialty Day exhibit hall and all ASCRS Subspecialty Day educational sessions on Friday, May 3, 2019. Registration for ASCRS Subspecialty Day also includes complimentary online access to recordings of all three Subspecialty Day meetings, available through ASCRS Presentations On Demand. Presentations will be posted within 48 hours of the live session.

Important Notice Regarding Registration: Convention Data Services is the only officially-endorsed registration service provider for the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting

When registering for the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting be sure to do so through the official CDS system, here. We have received reports that other companies – not affiliated with ASCRS or ASOA – are posing as official registration vendors. ASCRS•ASOA only guarantees registrations made through CDS. Registrations made outside of the official registration system may result in your registration not being recognized onsite at the meeting. If you have any questions, contact ASCRS Registration Department.

International Group Registrations: Review and complete the instructions in the PDF and return the required information to registration@ascrs.org.

Questions about registration: 703-591-2220 between 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. or email registration@ascrs.org.

Pricing

 

 
ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting + ASCRS Subspecialty Day (Friday-Tuesday)

 

Early Bird – 10/15/18-11/7/18

Tier 1 – 11/8/18-2/6/19

Tier 2 – 2/7/19-4/3/19

Tier 3 – 4/4/19-5/7/19

U.S. Physician

$1,330

$1,350

$1,530

$1,710

International Physician*

$1,240

$1,250

$1,430

$1,610

U.S. Active Military*

$1,130

$1,130

$1,130

$1,130

U.S. Young Physician (In year 1-5 of practice)*

$655

$680

$830

$980

U.S. Resident or U.S. Fellow

COMPLIMENTARY

International Resident

$655

$680

$830

$980

Industry Representative

$2,700

ASCRS Program (Saturday-Tuesday)

 

Early Bird – 10/15/18-11/7/18

Tier 1 – 11/8/18-2/6/19

Tier 2 – 2/7/19-4/3/19

Tier 3 – 4/4/19-5/7/19

U.S. Physician

$955

$980

$1,130

$1,280

International Physician*

$855

$880

$1,030

$1,280

U.S. Military Physician

$855

$855

$855

$855

U.S. Young Physician (In year 1-5 of practice)

$455

$480

$630

$780

U.S. Resident or U.S. Fellow

COMPLIMENTARY

International Resident

$455

$480

$630

$780

Integrated Optometrist, Physician Assistant

$455

$480

$630

$780

Industry Representative

$2,000

ASCRS Subspecialty Day (Friday Only

 

Early Bird – 10/15/18-11/7/18

Tier 1 – 11/8/18-2/6/19

Tier 2 – 2/7/19-4/3/19

Tier 3 – 4/4/19-5/7/19

U.S. Physician or International Physcian

$525

$550

$600

$650

U.S. Young Physician (In year 1-5 of practice)

$325

$350

$400

$450

U.S. Resident or U.S. Fellow

COMPLIMENTARY

International Resident

$325

$350

$400

$450

Health Care Professional
(Integrated Optometrist, Technician, Nurse, Physician Assistant or Administrator)

$325

$350

$400

$450

Industry Representative

$1,000

ASOA Program (Saturday-Tuesday)

 

Early Bird – 10/15/18-11/7/18

Tier 1 – 11/8/18-2/6/19

Tier 2 – 2/7/19-4/3/19

Tier 3 – 4/4/19-5/7/19

ASOA Member

$425

$435

$485

$535

ASOA Nonmember

$650

$660

$710

$760

Joint ASOA/Technicians & Nurses

$795

$805

$855

$905

2019 ASOA Pre-Conference Deep Dives
(Registration requires Annual Meeting Registration)
 

 

ASOA Member

ASOA Nonmember

Certified Ophthalmic Executive (COE) Review, Parts 1 & 2

$400

$500

Practice Management Bootcamp

$350

$450

Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center:
"Excellence in the Patient Experience and Memorable Customer Service"

$350

$450

Human Resources: "What Practice Leaders Need to Know"

$350

$450

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

$350

$450

COE Exam (No onsite registration permitted. Must pre-register by April 3, 2019)

$250

$550

2019 ASOA Luncheon and Programs (Requires Annual Meeting Registration)

 

Early Bird – 10/15/18-11/7/18

Tier 1 – 11/8/18-2/6/19

Tier 2 – 2/7/19-4/3/19

Tier 3 – 4/4/19-5/7/19

Writer's Luncheon and Workshop

$35

$35

$35

$35

ABC Luncheon and Program

$40

$40

$40

$40

COE Luncheon and Program

$55

$55

$55

$55

T&N Program (Saturday-Monday

 

Early Bird – 10/15/18-11/7/18

Tier 1 – 11/8/18-2/6/19

Tier 2 – 2/7/19-4/3/19

Tier 3 – 4/4/19-5/7/19

Joint ASOA/Technicians & Nurses

$795

$805

$855

$905

Technicians & Nurses

$495

$495

$545

$595

*  Membership Dues must be current.

† International Resident/Fellow must pay international member dues.

‡ The joint registration category is for those interested in attending both the ASOA and Technicians & Nurses programs. Crossover between the ASOA and Technicians & Nurses programs will be permitted to those registered in the joint registration category only. Those registered for either the ASOA or Technicians & Nurses program will not be allowed to go between the two programs. Registrants of either category are permitted to attend ASCRS courses/paper sessions/symposia. For planning purposes, approximate walking time between ASOA and T&N classrooms in 5 to 10 minutes.

Registration Categories

  • U.S.Physician/International Physician: An MD, PhD or DO who is a current member of ASCRS. Registration fee does not include annual membership dues. Membership must be valid through May 31, 2019. (Note: An MD, PhD or DO who is a member of ASOA only must join ASCRS and pay appropriate membership dues.)
  • U.S. Young Physician: A U.S. MD or DO who is in his or her first five years of practice and who is a current member. Membership must be valid through May 31, 2019.
  • U.S. Resident/U.S. Fellow: An MD or DO who is currently in a residency or fellowship program in the United States. A current letter of verification from department chair or fellowship sponsor must be submitted to registration@ascrs.org. Your registration will not be complete until your residency/fellowship documentation has been received and approved. All residency/fellowship documentation must be received by April 18, 2019, to be eligible for the discounted rate. Residents or fellows who register onsite will incur full registration fees.
  • International Resident (Member in Training): An international resident who is a current member of ASCRS. Registration fees are reduced for international residents; annual membership dues must be current through May 31, 2019, and are not included in the registration fee. International members in training must provide current proof of residency signed by the program director and a copy of an official picture ID with birthdate (not to exceed age 35). All documentation must be received by April 18, 2019, to be eligible for the discounted rate. International residents who register onsite will incur full registration fees.
  • ASOA Member/Nonmember: Practice administrator or other practice management staff, ASOA consultant and vendor members. Physicians cannot register in this category.
  • Technicians & Nurses: Ophthalmic assistants, technicians, technologists and nurses program. Physicians cannot register in this category.
  • Joint ASOA/Technicians & Nurses: Applies to those interested in attending both the ASOA and Technicians & Nurses programs. Crossover between the ASOA and Technicians & Nurses programs will be permitted only to those registered in the joint registration category. Those registered for only the ASOA or Technicians & Nurses program will not be allowed to go between the two programs. Registrants of either category are permitted to attend ASCRS courses, paper sessions and symposia.
  • Integrated Eye Care Optometrists: Optometrists (ODs) can register under this category only and must certify that they are one of the following:
    • Employed by an ophthalmologist
    • Employed by a medical school (not a college of optometry)
    • Employed by a managed-care provider
    • Employed by the military
    • Employed by industry/manufacturer
    • Employed by a corporate center (TLC, LCA, etc.)

    Attendance at, or participation in, ASCRS and ASOA Annual Meeting programs, events, courses, presentations or other activities does not qualify an optometrist to perform surgery, does not qualify as continuing medical education and does not justify claims to surgical expertise or licensure.

  • Industry Representative: Manufacturers and other corporate personnel who do not have exhibit space but wish to attend the Annual Meeting. No solicitation is permitted. This includes attendees who plan on attending the exhibit hall only. Physicians cannot register in this category.
  • Guests: Guests 21 years of age and over are required to pay a registration fee. Fee includes badge, printed program, Exhibit Hall entrance, Welcome Party, ASOA Celebration and the ASCRS Film Festival Awards Ceremony. Members, potential members or staff cannot register in this category. Entrance into sessions/courses is not included.
  • Press: For registration information, please view the press registration page. Press registration opens November 1, 2018.

Annual Membership Dues

Membership dues for member registration categories must be current through May 31, 2019. The registration fee does not include membership dues. The registration fee does not include membership dues. New or renewing ASCRS•ASOA members may add membership dues at time of registration. If you are unsure of your current membership expiration date, please login to your account at ascrs.org and click the "My Account" button to access your account.

ASCRS U.S. Physician $495
ASCRS International Physician $295
ASCRS Military/Government $250
U.S. Young Physician 1st Year $100
U.S. Young Physician 2nd Year $200
U.S. Young Physician 3rd Year $300
ASCRS U.S. Resident/U.S. Fellow Complimentary
ASOA U.S./International $345
ASOA Consultant/Vendor $425

Badge Information

Badges and programs will not be mailed. For the best registration experience, remember to bring your confirmation email with you onsite to retrieve your badge. Lost badge reprint fee is $180.

Payment

Registrations received without payment will not be processed.

Payment (in U.S. funds) accepted by VISA, AMEX, MasterCard or Discover and personal check. Registrations received without payment will not be processed. Credit card and cash only will be accepted onsite.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All cancellations and requests for refunds must be received no later than April 18, 2019. A handling fee of $150 will be deducted from each canceled registration. The membership portion of the registration New/Renew fee is nonrefundable. No refunds will be given after April 18, 2019. Submit cancellation requests to registration@ascrs.org.

Photo/Video Sharing Terms and Conditions

By attending the ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting and its associated programs, you agree that your name and likeness may be used in ASCRS, ASOA and associated marketing and promotional materials.